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Lovelace tells the story behind an infamous porn film

A new film tells the story behind the famous 1970s porn film, Deep Throat, focusing on the life story of its star, Linda Lovelace.

Lovelace looks at the tale behind one of the few porn films to crossover to a mainstream audience.

It also focuses on the life of its star –real name Linda Boreman – examining issues of exploitation and violence as she is cruelly manipulated by her husband and manager, Chuck Traynor.

Amanda Seyfried stars in the title role, while Peter Sarsgaard plays Traynor. Tom Brook talks with the stars of Lovelace about the phenomenon of Deep Throat and the experience of filming the difficult domestic violence scenes.

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